Pediatric Surgery


Eunice Huang, MD, MS

Dr. Huang

Dr. Huang attended college at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. After studying medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, she completed her general surgery residency at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. She then came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. Following her fellowship training, she accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Dr. Huang has a Master's degree in Epidemiology through the UT Department of Preventive Medicine. She is currently a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Member of the Association for Academic Surgery, American Pediatric Surgical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, American Medical Association, Association of Women Surgeons, and the American Medical Informatics Association.

Research and Interests

  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Anorectal Malformation
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Outcomes Research
  • Health and Biomedical Informatics

University Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
  • Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Residency Program
  • Chief Research Biomedical Informatics Officer, Children’s Foundation Research Institute

Medical School

  • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Post Graduate Training

  • Residency: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • Pediatric Surgery Fellowship University of Tennessee, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN

Various Publications

  • Ajayi OJ, Smith EJ, Viangteeravat T, Huang EY, Nagisetty NSVR, Urraca N, Lusk L, Finucane B, Arkilo D, Young J, Jeste S, Thibert R; Dup15q Alliance, Reiter LT. Multisite Semiautomated Clinical Data Repository for Duplication 15q Syndrome: Study Protocol and Early Uses. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Oct 18;6(10):e194. doi: 10.2196/resprot.7989. PubMed PMID: 29046268.
  • Wu KL, Huang EY, Yeh WL, Hsiao CC, Kuo CM. Synergistic interaction between galectin-3 and carcinoembryonic antigen promotes colorectal cancer metastasis. Oncotarget. 2017 Jun 27;8(37):61935-61943. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.18721. eCollection 2017 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 28977916; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5617476.
  • Chen YH, Huang EY, Kuo TT, Miller J, Chiang YH, Hoffer BJ. Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Dopaminergic Transmission. Cell Transplant. 2017 Jul;26(7):1156-1168. doi: 10.1177/0963689717714105. PubMed PMID: 28933212; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5657731.
  • Arbra CA, Vogel AM, Zhang J, Mauldin PD, Huang EY, Savoie KB, Santore MT, Tsao K, Ostovar-Kermani TG, Falcone RA, Dassinger MS, Recicar J, Haynes JH, Blakely ML, Russell RT, Naik-Mathuria BJ, St Peter SD, Mooney DP, Onwubiko C, Upperman JS, Streck CJ. Acute procedural interventions after pediatric blunt abdominal trauma: A prospective multicenter evaluation. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Oct;83(4):597-602. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001533. PubMed PMID: 28930954.
  • Fu HC, Yang YC, Chen YJ, Lin H, Ou YC, Chien CC, Huang EY, Huang HY, Lan J, Chi HP, Huang KE, Kang HY. Correction: Increased expression of SKP2 is an independent predictor of locoregional recurrence in cervical cancer via promoting DNA-damage response after irradiation. Oncotarget. 2017 Aug 14;8(33):55767. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.20269. eCollection 2017 Aug 15. PubMed PMID: 28903460; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5589699.
  • Chotai PN, Nollan R, Huang EY, Gosain A. Surgical informed consent in children: a systematic review. J Surg Res. 2017 Jun 1;213:191-198. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.02.047. Epub 2017 Mar 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 28601314.

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Board Certifications and Certificates

  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN

Dr. Huang is married to Raymond Gardocki and they have three children - Alex, TJ and Ryan.